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NHL Game Summary - Calgary at Boston



(Tuesday, December 17th)

Final Score: Boston 2, Calgary 0

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tuukka Rask posted 21 saves for his third shutout of the season to lead the Boston Bruins in a 2-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.

Zdeno Chara scored both goals with Jarome Iginla and David Krejci each posting two assists for the Bruins, who were coming off a 3-1-0 road trip.

Reto Berra allowed both goals on 31 shots in the loss for the Flames, who have lost their last two.

"We played pretty good and had some chances, but their goalie played really good," said Berra. "We just couldn't get any goals when we had the chance, and they took advantage of their power plays."

After a scoreless first period, the Bruins went up in the second on the power play as Krejci sent a slap-pass from the high slot to the right circle where Chara one-timed it home at 7:38.

It was another power-play goal from the Bruins at 3:19 of the third as Iginla's shot from the left circle was stopped, but Chara was in front of the net to slam in the rebound for his ninth of the year.

"I'm just trying to work hard and be there for loose pucks and create traffic and finding some openings," said Chara. "So really the main thing is to just work extremely hard."

Rask finished off his shutout with eight saves in the final frame.

Game Notes

Boston plays in Buffalo on Thursday ... Calgary continues its five-game road trip in Detroit on Thursday ... Boston has won five straight over Calgary ... Rask has 19 shutouts in his career.

12/18 01:26:24 ET

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Scoreboard
NBA
2nd
GSW 53
SAC 38
 
2nd
NEV 61
MARS 36
 
2nd
CSFU 55
TAMCC 45
 
Half
HOU 22
BSU 31
 
1st
WICHS 19
LMU 6
 
1st
WASH 13
TULA 18
 
1st
SDST 14
UCR 8
 
2nd
VAN 4
ARI 0
 
2nd
ANA 1
SJS 0
 
1st Intermission
LOS 2
CAL 0